Chocolate Mousse Pie

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An amazing pie with a chocolate crust and a fluffy chocolate filling. Recipe and photo adapted from Very Best Baking.


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Comments:

Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/3 c
baking cocoa
1/4 c
sugar
1/3 c
butter, melted
1 pkg
(16 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 c
heavy whipping cream
2 tsp
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST: Combine graham cracker crumbs, cocoa and sugar in 9 inch pie plate.
Stir in butter until moistened; press onto bottom and sides of pie plate.
Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
Sprinkle 1/2 cup chips over bottom of hot crust; let stand for 10 minutes or until all chips are shiny.
Spread chocolate over bottom and up side of crust.
Cool to room temperature.
2
Microwave 2 cups chips and 3/4 cup cream in large, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on high power for 1 minute; stir, just until chips are melted. If necessary, microwave an additional 10 to 15 second intervals.
Cool to room temperature.
3
Beat remaining cream, powdered sugar and vanilla in chilled small mixer bowl until soft peaks form.
Fold 2 cups whipped cream into chocolate mixture.
Spoon into crust; swirl top.
Garnish with whipped cream.
Refrigerate until firm.
Microwave remaining 1/4 cup chips in heavy-duty plastic bag on high for about 30 seconds; knead until smooth.
Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle chocolate over pie.
Let stand a few minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American